George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Didsbury, 10 July 1773

To John Didsbury

[Mount Vernon] Virginia July 10th 1773.


Please to send me the following Shoes and Boots; & make out your Bill as under.1 Messrs Cary & Co. will pay the whole amount and I am Sir Yr Very Hble Servt

Go: Washington

ALB, DLC:GW. This letter was sent with GW’s letter of the same date to Robert Cary & Company.

1Written “under” was: “For Geo: Washington 3 pr of strong Shoes, 3 pr dress’d Do Calf, 1 pr Mens Clogs, or Goloshoes to fit the above Shoes—[all] Short Quartd & high.” GW also included orders for shoes for Lund Washington and Humphrey Peake.

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